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New envoy looks to boost 25 years of EU-Dominican ties

Friday, October 27, 2017

Santo Domingo. – The European Union’s (EU) new ambassador to the Dominican Republic took office on Thursday after presenting his credentials to president Danilo Medina in a National Palace ceremony.

Gianluca Grippa said held a private conversation with Medina on topics of mutual interest prior to the ceremony.

Free Zones export a record US$5.5B, create 160,000+ jobs

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Free Zones Association (ADOZONA) president Federico Domínguez on Wed. revealed that Dominican Republic reached a Free Zones exports record of US$5.5 billion last year, or 58% of the country’s total exports.

Commonwealth, Dominican business leaders talk investment in London

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

London.- Dominican Republic business leaders met Monday with their counterparts from the 52 countries of the Commonwealth around the world.

DP World: Dominican Republic discuss to attract foreign investment

Thursday, October 12, 2017

DUBAI, 12th October, 2017 (WAM) -- Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman and CEO, and President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic, have discussed the expansion of the global trade enabler’s Caucedo port operations, including its logistics park and quay side facilities.

Dominican carrier announces more passenger, cargo flights

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Santo Domingo.- Air Century president Omar Chahin on Tues. announced a US$5.0 million investment to expand its operations in the Caribbean, increasing its routes to San Juan, and adding flights to Saint Martin and Havana.

He said Air Century will acquire two, 50-seat jet planes next year.

Dominican Republic, the ideal UK-Americas trade link

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

London.- The president of Dominican Republic ‘s Industries Association (AIRD) on Tues. called his country an ideal UK-Americas trade link, with the infrastructure and benefits British companies need to base their operations with the rest of the region.

Dominican Republic to grow 4.8% in 2017: IMF

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Washington DC.-  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tues. forecast that Dominican Republic’s economy will grow 4.8 percent this year, surpassed only by Panama’s 5.3%, and ahead of Bolivía’s 4.2 percent. The three are expected to lead in growth among Latin America and Caribbean countries this year.

Dominican Republic mines legislation boosts revenue, transparency

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Santo Domingo.-The bill for the National Mining Law, in consultation and socialization by the Energy and Mines Ministry, establishes revenue ranging from 40% to 60% and creates the “Participation in State Mining Income,” to improve State income.

British Chamber, Embassy kick off Dominican Week in UK

Monday, October 9, 2017

London. – The British Chamber of Commerce (BRITCHAM) and the Dominican Embassy in London on Monday inaugurated the VI Dominican Week in the United Kingdom, with the participation of the most numerous and high-level delegation in the event’s history.

Top official lists plans to turn airfields into regional airports

Monday, October 9, 2017

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic development cannot be seen apart from tourism and civil aviation, as the country retains the region’s strong leadership on both.